read
  • To access, copy, or otherwise locate and transfer data from a memory location, storage device, magnetic stripe, or the like. Examples include copying data from a hard disk to RAM, from RAM to the CPU, from a printer to RAM, or from a magnetic card to a magnetic card reader. The converse is a write (1).
  • To indicate, register, or otherwise display. For example, a value displayed by a meter. Also, to view such a reading.
  • To comprehend a received radio message.

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